2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Morris County NJ
Times, they are a-changin', and the automotive world is recognizing the need for improvement when it comes to fuel economy and environmental awareness. Unfortunately, things aren’t quite perfect yet when it comes to the practical aspects of driving electric cars, which is why many shoppers are curious about the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid available in Morris County NJ. Unlike electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids, this model doesn’t require an external source to charge it up, so it’s convenient to own.
One thing to keep in mind for the Jetta Hybrid is that it has just one trim level, the SEL Premium, which means it is fully stocked with all the best features VW has to offer. For this model year, it is one of the best models when it comes to fuel economy, naturally falling behind the e-Golf. It receives an EPA-estimated 42 city and 48 highway mpg rating thanks to the hybrid powertrain, which is helped along with convenient features like regenerative braking, but does not require a charging station to fuel up.
Most people who are looking for a hybrid are most concerned with saving money for their long commute. The Jetta Hybrid is a smart option because it’s practical for today’s driver. It get 42 city and 48 highway mpg, but does so without requiring it to be plugged in or limiting its overall driving range.
It only comes in a premium trim, so the Jetta Hybrid is outfitted with great features such as a standard sunroof, rain-sensing windshield wipers, Bi-Xenon headlights, touchscreen navigation, VW App-Connect, dual-zone climate control, keyless access with push-button start and driver assistance functions.
The Jetta Hybrid is a compact car that is easy to navigate, but it isn’t so small that it becomes cramped. Passenger volume sits at 94.1 cubic feet, which is perfect for small families and individual drivers. Cargo is also important, and the trunk space is measured at 11.3 cubic feet, which is plenty for daily purchases.
Why drive the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid?
The Volkswagen Jetta has long been the entry-level option for shoppers because of its compact size and low starting price, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t the perfect choice for those seeking a bit more. The Hybrid shows this as it only comes in the top trim level, the SEL Premium. This allows it to impress whether you’re eyeing up the exterior or giving it a test drive.
Paired together with the electric motor is a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine. Combined, they create a total system output of 150 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. Complementing the powertrain is a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, which not only offers silky-smooth gear shifts, but allows the model to make the most out of its fuel-sipping capabilities.
To keep you and your family protected, the 2016 Jetta Hybrid comes with excellent driver assistance features, which help to prevent accidents. These features include park distance control and an active blind spot monitor. Other convenient features include heated side mirrors and windshield washer nozzles, a power-tilting sunroof, full power features and more.
Still not sure if the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is the right choice for you? Stop by Trend Motors, serving the Rockaway, Randolph, Newark and Wayne, NJ areas, to take it for a test drive.